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    Thailand?

    Looks like heaven on earth. Anyone been? Doesn't look to accessible.

    #2
    I was there in Feb. 2020. Beautiful country, friendly people, but you are right. Accessibility is very limited. Curb cuts are often there for hand-trucks and too narrow for most wheelchairs, and few public toilets even have a toilet, but instead are squat toilets. Transportation would also be a challenge. Cabs are expensive, and getting in and out of a tuk-tuk is not easy, even for AB people. Driving a rental car is also expensive, and traffic can be a nightmare in the big cities. You certainly don't see many people out in public in wheelchairs.

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    The SCI-Nurses are advanced practice nurses specializing in SCI/D care. They are available to answer questions, provide education, and make suggestions which you should always discuss with your physician/primary health care provider before implementing. Medical diagnosis is not provided, nor do the SCI-Nurses provide nursing or medical care through their responses on the CareCure forums.

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      #3
      You might want to check out this report from a European wheelchair user who lives in Thailand half of the year:

      https://www.wheelchairtraveling.com/...r-wheelchairs/

      (KLD)
      The SCI-Nurses are advanced practice nurses specializing in SCI/D care. They are available to answer questions, provide education, and make suggestions which you should always discuss with your physician/primary health care provider before implementing. Medical diagnosis is not provided, nor do the SCI-Nurses provide nursing or medical care through their responses on the CareCure forums.

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        #4
        Thank you, SCI-Nurse. Renting one of those luxury villas on Koh Samui would be a bucket list trip but getting there seems impossible. (Almost ;-)

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          #5
          I spent time in Thailand several times prior to my injury, mostly in Chiang Mai and in the coastal/island regions around Krabi. There's nowhere on Earth I'd rather be able to visit now, but reaching back through my memories it sure doesn't seem like there was a whole lot of accessibility anywhere. It would be tough at minimum. I've never been to Phuket, but given its popularity with westerners it might be an exception.
          C5/6 complete (maybe) circa June 2018

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